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New York, NY – February 2, 2012 – DailyWorth, the top financial resource for women online, is poised to bring female entrepreneurs to the next level of business success with the launch of CreateWorth, the first-ever online newsletter for women that focuses on the financial nuts and bolts of building and scaling a profitable business.
Dr. Jane E. Smith recently became the new chief executive at Business and Professional Women/USA (BPW), where she oversees the operations of the organization’s National Federation, the BPW Foundation, BPW’s Political Action Committee, and BusinessWoman Magazine. Serving more than 37,000 members in every congressional district of the United States, as well as members in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, BPW is one of the oldest women’s advocacy organizations in the United States.
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) was founded in Ft. Worth, Texas, in 1955. Since its founding, NAWIC has grown to a membership of 6,500 with more than 200 chapters in 47 U.S. States and in three Canadian provinces. In 1996 NAWIC signed an International Affiliation Agreement with NAWIC-Australia. NAWIC's affiliate "Down Under" already has 11 chapters throughout its borders. In 1998 NAWIC signed an International Affiliation Agreement with New Zealand, and another in 1999 with South African Women in Construction (SAWiC). In its 45 years of service to its membership, NAWIC has advanced the causes of all women in construction whose careers range from business ownership to the skilled trades.
Twenty-five years ago Helen Blanchard broke through the glass ceiling of Toastmasters International to become its first female International President. Since then, five women have been elected International President, and more than half of the organization’s 260,000 members are female.